What type of mask should healthcare workers use to protect from novel coronavirus diseases (COVID-19) pandemic?

What type of mask should healthcare workers use to protect from novel coronavirus diseases (COVID-19) pandemic?

Abrar Ahmad Chughtai, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV2) emerged in Wuhan City in China in December 2019 and as of 25 June 2020, around 9 million cases and 0.5 million deaths have been reported globally (1) . Like severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus1 (SARS-CoV1), Ebola and other previous epidemics (2,

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What is it like to be a migrant female ECR in academia?

What is it like to be a migrant female ECR in academia?
By Dr Sabrina Gupta, Department of Public Health, La Trobe University

The difficulties of being a woman in an academic environment have often been discussed, and my particular experience also brings a different lens to the role. Being a first-generation migrant to Australia (and a second-generation migrant to Canada previously) of Indian heritage, meant significant adjustment to a new society.

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Setting yourself up to thrive for grant writing seasons.

Setting yourself up to thrive for grant writing seasons.
Dr Elizabeth Pritchard November 2019
Monash University
WALT Institute

As researchers, academics and students, our lives are often cyclical. Determined by various external deadlines, dates and requirements. Dates for an expression of interest, a grant application, publication review, exams, ethics submission deadlines, confirmation of candidature, semesters or marking. We often allow these external forces to dictate how we approach our day and get caught up in the flurry of activity.So how do make sure that we approach the year with energy,

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